It was an amazing night for Youth1 Football! Six Youth1 alumni that we identified and promoted, starting all the way back in 2014 were drafted in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
It marks the second year in a row that the #1 overall pick and first quarterback selected were Youth1 alumni. Previously Trevor Lawrence held both distinctions with one pick.
Here's a list of the Youth1 alumni drafted in the first round this year.
#1 - Travon Walker, Georgia, DE - Jacksonville Jaguars
#5 - Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon, DE - New York Giants
#15 - Kenyon Green, Texas A&M, OL - Houston Texans
#16 - Jahan Dotson, Penn State, WR - Washington Commanders
#20 - Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh, WR - Pittsburgh Steelers
#31 - Daxton Hill, Michigan, S - Cincinnati Bengals
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